The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, April 28, 2017

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Men's tennis new no. 1 brings DI experience

As a tot and a high schooler in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, Antonio Ramirez loved playing tennis. Now living in a city over 2,000 miles away from home, the sophomore journalism major’s fondness for the game may be one of the only things that hasn’t changed in his life.

Radenberg, Lions lax dealt a tough hand

Freshman Cameron Radenberg was making waves early in his Emerson lacrosse career. Through the first three games of this season, the attack was tied for most goals among the Lions, and was second in assists.

Season preview: men’s tennis still looking for NEWMAC win

Emerson’s teams are seemingly improving in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with more playoff berths and the school’s first postseason win this winter. A few programs, however, are still looking for their first regular season conference victory—one is men’s tennis.

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Quinn attacking opponents in 2016 lax campaign

Emily Quinn knows a thing or two about a campaign.

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Emerson’s Perry sliding into NEWMAC notables

Sophomore second baseman Neil Perry is playing his first season on Emerson’s baseball team. The journalism major from Middleborough, Massachusetts, currently leads the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference in stolen bases and sits among the top five in batting average.

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Fresh off Tommy John, equipment back on

Kallista Leonardos said her choices were slim—the surgery or a future that didn’t include softball.

Baseball team using platform to confront cancer

Combining their off-field skills with their on-field platform, Emerson’s baseball team is joining the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s fight to prevent the disease.

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Tennis' first full-time coach plans to stick around

“Another year, another coach” seems to be the theme for Emerson’s men’s and women’s tennis teams, which have each had four and five leaders since 2013, respectively. The latest is Daniel Munsey, who said he hopes to break that streak.

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Softball in the Sunshine State: Lions lead off year

Playing 10 games in seven days of 80-degree, nothing but sunshine weather, it was all balls, bats, and bases for the Emerson softball team, who got a sampling of their squad’s talent in its annual trip to Florida.

Lions aim to focus on fundamentals

It’s difficult to imagine the Red Sox playing a home game at Yankee Stadium. Away from the comfort of Fenway Park, with unfriendly fans in the stands, the Sox wouldn’t be expected to thrive.

Women’s lacrosse eager to outperform expectations

The Emerson women’s lacrosse team finished off last year with a 3-5 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, and 8-6 overall, missing the conference playoffs by one seed. According to second year head coach Kat Egizi, they can and want to improve.

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Coach V, new staff hope to bring more W's

Following a disappointing 2-27 season in 2015, Emerson’s baseball team is determined to turn things around with a completely new coaching staff. Nick Vennochi, a 2011 graduate and former captain at the college, and his staff begin their first season at the helm.

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Wiley achieves Emerson's first 1,000 kill career

The Emerson athletic administration needs to raise a new banner in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

Men’s lacrosse preview: confident and optimistic

The Emerson men’s lacrosse team is coming off of a tough 5-11 season, but according to players, the Lions are ready for the tasks ahead in the new year.

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In birthplace of basketball, Lions capture playoff win

Thirteen ties and nine lead changes made for a back-and-forth competition between no. 4 Springfield College and no. 5 Emerson in the quarterfinal of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament.